The Library provides a range of services exclusively for Members of the Institute. These include:

  • access to e-resources via EBSCO Discovery – a one-stop search facility which offers IISS members full-text access to International Relations-related open source information and anything included in EBSCO’s International Security and Counter-Terrorism Reference Centre (ISCTRC). A complete list of over 3,000 items (journal articles, ebooks, reports, pamphlets etc) is available from the ISCTRC;
  • borrowing books and pamphlets;
  • postal delivery (within Europe) of material to members unable to visit the Library in person;
  • quick reference service where Library staff answer enquiries related to the Library’s collections.

Contact Us

A qualified Librarian with knowledge of the subject area and the Library stock is available for consultation during opening hours. For more information Tel +44 (0)20 7395 9122 or email:

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